Factbox - Security developments in Afghanistan, 25 Dec 2008

Dec 25 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Afghanistan reported until 0600 GMT on Thursday:

BAGHLAN - Afghan commandos backed by U.S.-led troops captured an insurgent fighter believed to have masterminded an attack that had killed dozens of people in northern Baghlan province last year, the U.S. military said.

KAPISA - U.S.-led troops killed two Taliban insurgents in Kapisa province, the U.S. military said.

SOUTHERN AFGHANISTAN - A soldier for the NATO-led force was killed in the south of the country, the alliance said.

KUNAR - Foreign troops mistakenly shot dead at least two employees of a construction firm in eastern Kunar province on Wednesday, residents said.

(Compiled by Sayed Salahuddin; Editing by David Fox)


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